- Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005-2008), Maternal Fetal Medicine
- Residency - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2002-2005), Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Internship - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2001-2002), Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Medical School - McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1997-2001)
- Other Post Graduate Training - McGill University Faculty of Management (1996-2001)
Josiah (Seth) Hawkins, M.D.
- Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
- High-risk pregnancy, labor, and delivery
Josiah “Seth” Hawkins, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.
Dr. Hawkins earned his medical degree at McGill University. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and received advanced training in maternal-fetal medicine through a fellowship at UT Southwestern. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from McGill.
Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine, Dr. Hawkins first served on the UT Southwestern faculty as an Assistant Professor from 2012 until 2017. After practicing in northern California, he returned to UT Southwestern in 2021.
In his practice, Dr. Hawkins is committed to providing welcoming and inclusive pregnancy care, including care for LGB and gender-diverse individuals.
Dr. Hawkins’ clinical and research interests include preterm labor and preterm birth, immunity and autoimmunity in pregnancy, and hypertension in pregnancy. He is the author of numerous academic articles, book chapters, abstracts, and presentations. He has contributed to the landmark textbook Williams Obstetrics and has served as a reviewer for a number of professional journals.
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
- CREOG Resident Teaching Award 2020, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Kaiser Oakland Medical Center
- Outstanding Faculty Teacher, 2016, 2013, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
- Core Clerkship Teaching Award 2012-2013, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Lower genital tract procedures in Operative Obstetrics, 3rd ed.
Hawkins JS (2016), New York, McGraw-Hill Education
Chapter 26: Perinatal Substance Abuse in Obstetrics and Gynecology Women’s Health Review: A Clinical Update
Hawkins JS (2012), UK, Elsevier Science Ltd.
Emotions, the neglected side of patient-centered care and quality management: the case of emergency department patients waiting to see a physician in Advances in Health Care Management, Volume 3
Dube D, Teng L, Hawkins J, Kaplow M (2002), UK, Elsevier Science Ltd.
- Lower genital tract procedures in Operative Obstetrics, 3rd ed.
Nifedipine for Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial.
Hawkins JS, Wells CE, Casey BM, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ, Obstetrics and gynecology 2021 Jul 138 1 73-78
Diabetes mellitus: an independent predictor of duration of prostaglandin labor induction.
Hawkins JS, Stephenson M, Powers B, Wing DA, Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 2017 05 37 5 488-491
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Labor Outcomes with Prostaglandin Vaginal Inserts.
Stephenson ML, Hawkins JS, Pevzner L, Powers BL, Wing DA, Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities 2015 Jun 2 2 149-57
A revised birth weight reference for the United States.
Duryea EL, Hawkins JS, McIntire DD, Casey BM, Leveno KJ Obstetrics and gynecology 2014 Jul 124 1 16-22
Misoprostol vaginal insert for induction of labor: a delivery system with accurate dosing and rapid discontinuation.
Stephenson ML, Hawkins JS, Powers BL, Wing DA, Women's health (London, England) 2014 Jan 10 1 29-36
Deficits in serum amyloid A contribute to increased neonatal mortality during murine listeriosis.
Hawkins JS, Wu Q, Wang Y, Lu CY Pediatric research 2013 Dec 74 6 668-74
Current pharmacotherapy options for labor induction.
Hawkins JS, Wing DA, Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy 2012 Oct 13 14 2005-14
Abnormal glucose metabolism: diagnosis and management in the ambulatory setting.
Hawkins JZ, Wing D Clinical obstetrics and gynecology 2012 Sep 55 3 731-43
AID dysregulation in lupus-prone MRL/Fas(lpr/lpr) mice increases class switch DNA recombination and promotes interchromosomal c-Myc/IgH loci translocations: modulation by HoxC4.
White CA, Seth Hawkins J, Pone EJ, Yu ES, Al-Qahtani A, Mai T, Zan H, Casali P, Autoimmunity 2011 Dec 44 8 585-98
Estrogen receptors bind to and activate the HOXC4/HoxC4 promoter to potentiate HoxC4-mediated activation-induced cytosine deaminase induction, immunoglobulin class switch DNA recombination, and somatic hypermutation.
Mai T, Zan H, Zhang J, Hawkins JS, Xu Z, Casali P, The Journal of biological chemistry 2010 Nov 285 48 37797-810
Glucose monitoring during pregnancy.
Hawkins JS, Current diabetes reports 2010 Jun 10 3 229-34
Weekly compared with daily blood glucose monitoring in women with diet-treated gestational diabetes.
Hawkins JS, Casey BM, Lo JY, Moss K, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ Obstetrics and gynecology 2009 Jun 113 6 1307-12
Diet-treated gestational diabetes mellitus: comparison of early vs routine diagnosis.
Hawkins JS, Lo JY, Casey BM, McIntire DD, Leveno KJ American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2008 Mar 198 3 287.e1-6
Magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of severe fetal renal anomalies.
Hawkins JS, Dashe JS, Twickler DM American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 2008 Mar 198 3 328.e1-5
Labor and delivery management for women with diabetes.
Hawkins JS, Casey BM Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America 2007 Jun 34 2 323-34, x
Cost analysis of tubal anastomosis by laparoscopy and by laparotomy.
Hawkins J, Dube D, Kaplow M, Tulandi T, The Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists 2002 May 9 2 120-4
- Nifedipine for Acute Tocolysis of Preterm Labor: A Placebo-Controlled Randomized Trial.
- Hypertension in pregnancy
- Immunity and autoimmunity in pregnancy
- Preterm labor and preterm birth, mechanisms and interventions
- High-risk pregnancy, labor, and delivery